Six Months

July 11, 2010

Taughannock Falls in winter

(C) Copyright 2010 Kevin P. Mick Photography. All rights reserved.

This image of Taughannock Falls was created in January, 2010. Read the rest of this entry »

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Evolution

January 15, 2010

Darwin Tulip petals close-up

(C) Copyright 2007 Kevin P. Mick Photography. All rights reserved.

I started out as a Nature photographer.

Like many photographers, Ansel Adams was an early inspiration.  I soon gravitated to Galen Rowell and John Shaw, whose subject matter was more in keeping with my lifestyle at the time.   Read the rest of this entry »

In the Beginning…

January 12, 2010

Taughannock Falls in winter

(C) Copyright 2010 Kevin P. Mick Photography. All rights reserved.

I have always been interested in photography.

As a child, I would pull my parents’ copies of Life and National Geographic from the magazine rack and become engrossed the pictures.  On occasion, I would even read the articles.

As I grew older and began to hike, backpack, and climb throughout the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, I wanted reminders of the experiences and so photography became a necessity.  I did some research and purchased a state-of-the-art 35 mm film camera with the requisite 50 mm lens (this was 30 years ago.)   Shortly thereafter, I added 28 mm and 135 mm lenses and a small flash.  I was ready for the next adventure.

The only problem was that the ability to buy equipment does not come with the knowledge to use it-I was baffled by all the numbers engraved on the camera and the lenses.  I wasn’t too sure about the ones on the film boxes either.  Don’t even ask about the flash. Read the rest of this entry »